Mar 292011

You might have thought three-channel MIDI sequencing was dead, but musician and video game developer Brad Smith’s out to change your mind. Last year he released to the Internet a project in the making since 2006: a complete 8-bit, Nintendo-style rendition of Pink Floyd’s classic 1973 Dark Side of the Moon album entitled MOON8. The reworked tracks totally comply with the NES’ standards; these songs might have found their home on any classic Nintendo cartridge if Roger Waters and David Gilmour hadn’t written them first. Continue reading »